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Apr 27, 2015

Architecture’s New Edges

How can architecture sustain the environment, rather than allowing the environment to sustain architecture? Peter Busby's latest book explores Architecture's New Edges. Read More +

Sep 26, 2014

Water Towers: Designing a Home for the Arid Lands Institute

Asked to design on a site along the Los Angeles River, participants in this year's internal design competition had to ponder issues of water scarcity, urban ecosystems, and neighborhood connectivity (among other things). The winning designers, based out of water-plenty Minneapolis, explain their entry. Read More +

Aug 20, 2014

Tall Wood Buildings: Surveying the Innovators

What happens when a team of researchers collects lessons learned from a majority of examples of tall wood buildings? A first-of-its-kind survey aggregating the trends and common themes to support the use of this renewable material in tall building construction. Read More +

Dec 18, 2013

2013 Was a Conversation on Sustainability

Thought leaders at Perkins+Will have been thinking about sustainability long before the term was coined. Read about resilience, transparency, the triple bottom line, and more by checking out the top five sustainability-themed posts of the year. Read More +

Apr 29, 2013

Perkins+Will Celebrates Earth Day

At Perkins+Will, we tend to “make every day Earth Day." That said, we spent some extra time this past week reflecting on how we could further improve our impact on the planet. Take a look at how our offices across the world celebrated the environment this Earth Day. Read More +

Apr 11, 2013

The Los Angeles River: a Second Chance for Positive Impact

Two recent river-adjacent projects have helped Perkins+Will Los Angeles experience the environmental, social, and economic challenges of the Los Angeles River first hand. But a major question remains: how can all stakeholders be effectively engaged in improving the River? Read More +